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Post date: December 11, 2018
Chief Executive Officer – Jewish Foundation for Group Homes

Jewish Foundation for Group Homes
Rockville, MD

Background
The Jewish Foundation for Group Homes (JFGH) provides programs and services which enhance the independence, dignity, choice, and community inclusion of individuals with developmental disabilities and/or chronic mental disorders, regardless of faith or creed.

Since 1982, JFGH has grown to support and provide housing and related services for more than 200 individuals in over 70 sites throughout the Washington D.C. Metropolitan area through residential, transitioning youth and social programs.

At the core of JFGH’s programs is the commitment towards inclusion and housing for adults with disabilities. Support may include but is not limited to: assistance with personal needs, household chores, food shopping and preparation, recreational activities and assistance accessing medical providers within the community. This work is accomplished through the organization’s 29 group homes located in Maryland and Virginia. In addition to its group homes, JFGH also provides support to those consumers living independently.

One of JFGH’s newer programs is a one-year individualized program of activities and training designed to facilitate successful transition into the adult community. The MOST program (Meaningful Opportunities for Successful Transitions) serves as a portal for individuals and their families, through which they are introduced and integrated into a broad range of community resources. The aim is to enable program participants to achieve independence; whether towards furthering education, training in a career, job development, or general independent living.

JFGH is deeply committed to residents as well as their families. The Bruce K. Smith Sibling Network provides educational opportunities unique for siblings of adults with intellectual and other disabilities. The Network also assembles gatherings for non-resident siblings to network, social opportunities to enhance sibling relationships, and emotional support for non-resident siblings.

Headquartered in Rockville, JFGH has an annual operating budget of just over $15M and has a staff of 288. For more information, please visit www.JFGH.org

Position
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) serves as the chief professional officer of JFGH and reports to a committed and engaged Executive Committee/Board of Directors. The CEO has overall strategic and operational responsibility for JFGH's staff, programs, expansion, and execution of its mission.

JFGH seeks an entrepreneurial leader. This is an exciting opportunity to lead a highly-regarded and financially sound organization towards its next stage of growth.  Partnering with a dedicated board and staff, the CEO will be tasked with developing long-range goals and plans for strategic growth aligned with JFGH’s mission.

Operating within a highly regulated direct service industry, the CEO must ensure that JFGH is properly positioned to address any challenges along the horizon and well as to seize new opportunities in expanding programs and housing units throughout Maryland and Northern Virginia. 
JFGH benefits from having a diversified revenue stream. Working with multiple states funder’s, private donors, supporting organizations, and business partners, the CEO will ensure that the organization has the financial resources to maintain existing and develop new programs.

Overseeing numerous housing units, the CEO will be expected to develop a deep knowledge of housing and real estate.  The CEO will also be expected to develop deep knowledge of operations, government relations, and business plans. S/he will ensure that JFGH's fiscal, operations, fundraising, marketing, human resource, technology, and programmatic strategies are effectively implemented across all segments of the organization in order to ensure the highest possible quality of service to clients.

S/he is responsible for ensuring superior standards of support and ethical conduct throughout the organization as well as leading progressive service growth and sound business expansion, and maintaining a positive reputation with stakeholder groups.

Services provided by JFGH relies deeply upon a dedicated and highly motivated workforce providing vital services to its clients. The CEO must ensure that the organization is appropriately staffed and that staff is trained and professionally supported throughout their career path within the organization. The CEO must develop and incorporate professional staff development and as part of JFGH’s ongoing strategic initiatives.

Responsibilities
Strategic vision and leadership and governance:

  • Collaborate with the EC/BOD to refine and implement a strategic plan while ensuring that the lay leadership, budget, staff and priorities are aligned with JFGH's core mission.
  • Effectively mobilize board, staff, and other stakeholders towards creative thinking and action that leverages JFGH’s strengths towards growth.
  • Strengthen existing and develop new programs that expand scope of services to a broad range of those with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
  • Cultivate a strong and transparent working relationship with the EC/BOD including open communication concerning the measurement of financial, programmatic, and impact performance against established milestones and goals.
  • Monitor changes in both internal and external factors that impact the needs, regulatory requirements, and population that JFGH serves.
  • Provide information and guidance to the EC/BOD to enable it to function properly and make informed decisions.

Management:

  • Provide inspirational leadership and direction to all staff, and emphasize the continued development and management of a professional and efficient organization; establish effective decision-making processes.
  • Promote excellence in programing, financial management, administration, fundraising, communications, and systems; recommend timelines and resources needed to achieve the strategic goals.
  • Lead, coach, and develop a high-performance senior management team. Ensure effective systems to regularly evaluate staff and program components, so as to measure successes that can be effectively communicated to the lay leadership, funders, and other constituents.
  • Ensure implementation of all policies and procedures in compliance with agency, local, state and federal regulations.

Program development and oversight:

  • Collaborate with the Chief Programs Officer in the delivery of high quality existing and new programs.
  • Oversee emergency management and preparedness.
  • Oversee the operation of nearly 70 group homes, apartments and other residential arrangements, as well as Virginia and Maryland Most Programs, administrative offices, the Joy W. and S. Robert Cohen Building, the fleet of vehicles, etc.
  • Encourage collaborative programs in partnership with other organizations in the Jewish and general community which benefit JFGH and its clients.

Financial resource development and marketing:

  • Collaborate with the chief development officer to develop and implement a financial resource development plan that raises the funds necessary to achieve JFGH’s mission. Specific plans must address government and corporate funding, grants, individual donors, planned giving and other sources for funding.
  • Develop and cultivate strong professional relationships with current and potential major donors and other friends of JFGH.
  • Formulate and execute comprehensive marketing, branding and development strategies that will enhance revenue from donors, foundations, government agencies, and corporations.
  • Participate in the appropriate local, regional and national groups and activities with relevance to JFGH’s mission and programs to promote recognition of JFGH.

Service to clients:

  • Engage and energize JFGH volunteers, EC/BOD members, committees, families, partnering organizations, and funders. The CEO must have a visible presence with clients and families and project an empathetic and open attitude.
  • Serve as an advocate for the needs of individuals with development disabilities and/or chronic mental disorders to the government and the community as appropriate.

Strengthening infrastructure and operations:

  • Ensure the delivery of high quality services while managing for current and future growth.
  • Oversee and ensure hiring of the most qualified and capable individuals for all staff positions; facilitate cross-departmental collaboration and strengthen internal communications with staff throughout the organization; create and promote a positive, multicultural environment of true inclusion.
  • Oversee the financial status of the organization including collaborating with the chief financial officer to develop long and short range financial plans, develop and monitor the budget and ensure sound financial controls are in place; set appropriate financial priorities.

Advocacy and collaboration:

  • Advocate visibly and substantively on behalf of JFGH and individuals with disabilities.
  • Actively participate in community events and maintain personal communal connections to seek collaborative opportunities, serve as a role model and bring recognition to JFGH.
  • Maintain collaborative relationships with local and state government leaders in order to promote the best interests of JFGH and its participants.

Supervisory responsibility:

  • This position manages the senior executive team and is responsible for the performance management and input regarding hiring of senior-level management.

Qualifications

Professional

  • At least 10 years of executive management experience leading a performance- and outcomes-based organization and staff in a similar multi-layered, multi-site direct services environment.
  • Strong business acumen and entrepreneurial mindset with proven experience growing organizations. Knowledge of housing and real estate development is helpful.
  • Prior nonprofit experience in the disability community, knowledge of trends and practices in the fields of intellectual and developmental disabilities, is ideal.
  • Demonstrated ability in effecting organizational change through mobilization of board, staff, volunteers and other stakeholder.
  • Specific experience of having developed and operationalized strategies that have taken an organization to the next stage of development.
  • Demonstrated success in leadership roles managing complex organizations in a highly regulated environment.
  • A financially savvy and politically astute leader with the ability to set clear priorities, delegate, and manage people and systems; keen analytic, organizational and problem solving skills, which support and enable sound planning and decision making.
  • Significant board development, fundraising, marketing/branding (including social media) and fiscal management experience with the ability to engage and build relationships with a wide range of stakeholders (including high potential donors) and cultures, is a must. Understanding of governance best practices.
  • A record of emergency prevention, intervention and management on an ongoing basis. Emergencies may be related to buildings, weather, safety and security, etc.
  • Candidate will likely possess an advanced degree, ideally an MBA, MPA, MSW or similar

Personal

  • Exceptional interpersonal and coalition building skills with an ability to communicate and work effectively with a variety of internal and external stakeholders; a persuasive negotiator able to achieve consensus amongst differing opinions.
  • Demonstrated passion for work on behalf of challenged groups.
  • Outstanding presentation and communication skills with the experience and proclivity to be an effective spokesperson for JFGH and its clients.
  • Strong commitment to the professional development of staff; successful track record of recruiting and retaining a diverse team.
  • Passion, idealism, integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven, and self-directed.
  • Strong knowledge of Jewish beliefs and values.
  • Demonstrated involvement in professional associations, consortiums, publications, etc.

This position description is based upon material provided by the JFGH, an equal opportunity employer. 

David Hinsley Cheng, Partner Marlene Mlawski, Search Specialist

To apply to this position please visit www.DRGsearch.com

 

Post date: December 6, 2018
Chief Executive Officer - AABR

AABR
College Point, NY

AABR’s empowering educational services, clinical support, and innovative programming benefit more than 1,000 children and adults with developmental disabilities through over 30 related day habilitation programs and housing for 162 individuals in 22 group homes throughout New York City and one vacation home on the East End of Long Island in Mattituk. Headquartered in College Point in Queens, NY and with sites and group homes throughout New York City, AABR has an annual operating budget of $38M and the year 2017-2018 closes with a strong financial position. AABR has a staff of 630 of which roughly half are unionized. 

AABR’s next CEO will lead by ensuring superior standards of person-centered care and service delivery, progressive service growth and sound business expansion, a positive reputation with stakeholder groups, as well as ethical conduct throughout the organization. As part of Managed Care arriving in New York State in 2018, the CEO will ensure the organization’s continued transition into this service model.  

Qualified Candidates will have

  • Minimum of 15 years’ experience in a related highly regulated direct services field and a relevant master’s degree.
  • Experiences within a disabilities environment and within an organized labor setting are helpful.
  • Understanding of the human services sector and the impact of legislation on it; knowledge of federal, NY regulations preferred, but not required.
  • Commitment to change/improvement.

For more information, please visit http://www.aabr.org/

To apply to this position please visit www.DRGsearch.com

Post date: November 19, 2018
Director of State Partnerships and Special Projects – ANCOR

American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR)
Alexandria, VA

ANCOR, the national trade association for disability service providers, is hiring a Director of State Partnerships and Special Projects in our Government Relations department to lead its state association relationships and guide ANCOR’s federal grant work.

ANCOR has over 1,400 members who are providers of disability services. In addition, ANCOR represents 55 state provider associations and is a leading source of information sharing and federal policy making for these associations and their State Association Executive (SAE) leadership. The Director is the key staff to oversee and support the collective discussions of the SAEs and their staff, including at three in person events throughout the year and on bi-monthly calls. The Director is also the initial point of contact for the SAEs on all issues related to their membership and addressing their membership needs, whether on policy or best practices. This portion of the role requires good relationship skills, keen organization and communication skills, as well as breadth of experience with membership, Medicaid, disability, LTSS, and related topics.

The Director is also responsible for ANCOR’s federal grant work which is currently focused on a federal grant with the Administration of Community Living, in partnership with other organizations, that provides information to the community and states on the business acumen required for community based disability organizations to partner with states on integrated and managed care contracts. As we enter the third year of this grant with the possibility of extension, we seek a Director who has strong project management skills, ideally but not required experience with managed care systems, and great presentation skills. 

Overall qualities of the role:

  • Previous work experience on Medicaid HCBS/ICF provided services
  • Recommended – but not required – previous work with membership association
  • Recommended – but not required - experience/knowledge of managed care
  • Works well autonomously as well as with others
  • Strong leadership
  • Good research skills and good initiative
  • Great writing/editing skills  
  • Strong organization skills and experience with events
  • Good presentation skills
  • Willingness to travel

ANCOR is headquartered in Alexandria, VA with some offices also in Washington, DC. The Director could work remotely from another state, but some travel would be required to D.C. as well as around the country for the grant portion of the role.

How to apply:

Please submit a resume with a brief paragraph of interest by email with the subject 'ANCOR Director Role' to Esme Grant Grewal, ANCOR VP of Government Relations, at egrant@ancor.org by November 30. We will be holding interviews on rolling basis and seeking to fill the role ASAP, so submitting materials before the deadline is highly recommended. 

Post date: October 31, 2018
Executive Director – Mosaic

Mosaic
Garden City, KS; Lubbock, TX; San Angelo, TX; Spring, TX; Northern Iowa (position based in Forest City, Clarion or Waukon)

Mosaic is the largest national faith-based provider of services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Our more than 4,000 employees and independent contractors provide a life of possibilities to nearly 3,700 people across 10 states. Building upon more than a century of service, Mosaic navigates continuous transformation in service delivery while maintaining a focus on those things that matter most: people served and their families; the people who serve; and our mission of service and advocacy.

Mosaic is currently looking for Executive Directors to join our agencies in Garden City, Kansas; Lubbock, Texas; San Angelo, Texas; and Spring, Texas; Northern Iowa (position based in Forest City, Clarion or Waukon).

The Executive Director is the leader of our agency operational team, which includes community relations, program management and direct support. Critical to their role is ensuring safety, respect, connection and integrity for the people and families we serve. 

Responsibilities:

  • Daily operational oversight of the agency
  • Strategic planning, partnering and collaboration with the national supports office (finance and accounting, human resources, marketing, community relations, information technology and more) and statewide teams
  • Financial and budget oversight
  • Employee management, including coaching and development
  • Program oversight
  • Community relations, fundraising and advocacy
  • Compliance and regulatory responsibilities

A successful candidate will have:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Services or a related field
  • Minimum of five years of experience in a related field
  • Minimum of two years of supervisory or management experience
  • Budget management and human resources experience

To find out more information about this position please contact Mallory Walter or Jason Metz.

Mallory Walter

402-896-3884 x31104

Mallory.walter@mosaicinfo.org

Jason Metz

402-8963-884 x30020

Jason.metz@mosaicinfo.org

To apply online or review other job openings, please visit www.mosaiccareers.org.

Post date: October 24, 2018
Program Director – Community Residences, Inc.

Community Residences, Inc.
Providence, RI

Community Residence Inc. is a Connecticut based Human Services not for profit that is expanding its services into the Northeast Connecticut and Rhode Island Regions. We are seeking a Program Director who will be based out of Providence, Rhode Island, to lead this new development. Experience with developing Supported Living Arrangements (SLA's in RI) or community Companion Homes (CCHs in CT) and Community Living Arrangements for adults with intellectual disabilities is required. CRI offers excellent salary and benefits.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Responsible for the overall leadership, administration, management, coordination and development of Residential and/or Day Services:
  • Create a nurturing, positive learning environment and develop strategies to help the clients cope effectively with social, emotional and physical situations of daily living and facilitate independent performance in these areas.
  • Must be able to lift and transfer 70-75lbs.
  • Assure that all clients are provided with high quality services and care consistent with their needs and according to CRI’s principles and standards; report problems and incidents to the Associate Executive Director and the Executive Director immediately.
  • Manage the overall operations of assigned programs providing training and supervision to Program Coordinators. Assure all state and federal regulations are met and agency policy is implemented.
  • Schedule and hold monthly department meetings ensuring attendance is noted and minutes are distributed.
  • Coordinate the provision of services to clients and engage in problem solving with staff and Associate Executive Director when barriers to meeting client needs are present.
  • Audit case records regularly to insure thoroughness, consistency, timeliness and compliance to established agency and State and Federal policies and regulations
  • With Program Coordinators, Residential Program Managers and Day Program Supervisors oversee in the hiring, scheduling, training, disciplinary actions and performance reviews for direct care staff; consult with Associate Executive Director, Executive Director and/or Director of Human Resources for disciplinary actions and terminations.
  • Review and monitor administrative reports, supervision logs, client records and files
  • Responsible for on-call for crisis management and problem solving on a pre-arranged schedule.
  • Review and monitor facility upkeep, maintenance and safety. Assure any issues are addressed timely.
  • Ensure that client finances are administered in an appropriate manner and that accurate records are maintained. Monitor the use of petty case and ensure accurate accounting of agency petty cash and resident funds in an informative, auditable condition at all times, as required or requested. Report any discrepancies to Associate Ex. Director immediately.
  • Ensure that residences and day programs are maintained to comply with standards established by local, state, federal and other regulatory bodies and participate in all inspections conducted by such regulatory bodies. Coordinate licensing functions.
  • With Program Coordinators, Program Managers and Supervisors and staff, maintain effective relationships with client families, guardians and friends.
  • Maintain and promote good community relations.
  • Conduct oneself in a professional manner when interacting with supervisors, coworkers, consultants, families and members of the community. Must be a positive role model for staff and clients.
  • In conjunction with Training Department and Residential Program Managers, ensure staff is aware of required trainings and meet agency and DDS training requirements. Notify Associate Ex. Director and Human Resources immediately when staff trainings expire. Maintain own training requirements per agency and DDS requirements
  • Assist the Associate Executive Director and the Chief Financial Officer with planning, development, budgeting and financial management. Monitor on an ongoing basis to ensure assigned programs are operating within their established budgets. In the event that there are variances, work with all parties to rectify situation
  • Provide Associate Ex. Director with review and follow through of all referrals in an effort to fill vacant beds in as timely a manner as possible
  • Maintain and increase professional development and skills by attending training and keeping current by reading applicable professional literature.
  • Assist the Associate Executive Director with organizational tasks.Interacts with other professional peers and programs and represents the agency when directed by the Associate Executive Director.
  • Recruit, train and supervise volunteers.
  • Transport clients, when necessary.
  • With the Program Coordinators, ensures that consultants in assigned areas complete tasks, as assigned.
  • Maintain clients’ right to privacy and adhere to CRI’s Confidentiality Policy.
  • Familiarize with CRI policies and procedures, ensuring compliance with same.
  • Perform all other duties as delegated or requested by the Associate Ex. Director.

EDUCATIONAL/PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS

A degree in Human Services field and five years of experience managing the overall operations of Residential and/or Day Support programs with an emphasis on administration and regulatory compliance. Master’s degree preferred, and a Bachelor’s degree is required in an approved field of study when assigned to ICF programs.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

1. A valid driver’s license, ability to drive own or agency vehicle and a good driving record.
2. Leadership, administrative and supervisory skills.
3. Knowledge of Residential/Day Program Services, applicable regulations and standards and current best practices.
4. Excellent written and oral communication skills.
5. Organizational and planning skills.
6. Knowledge of behavioral principles and strategies.
7. Commitment to the philosophy of community based services, integration and the values of client centered services.
8. Suitable transportation.
9. Residence located within an appropriate distance for crisis response.

Please send resume and cover letter to mreiter@criinc.org.

Post date: October 23, 2018
Executive Vice President – Resources for Human Development

Resources for Human Development
Philadelphia, PA

Executive Vice President (EVP) employment opportunity for a forward thinking, strategic leader to direct a multi-million dollar Division of Resources for Human Development (RHD), Inc, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Reporting to the CPO, the Executive Vice President will be responsible for programmatic, strategic and fiscal oversight of the division operations in providing services to 400 individuals among 19 programs, including quality of service, regulatory integrity, values-based culture and financial stability. Incumbent is a member of the RHD Corporate Executive Team and plays a critical role in helping RHD to nationally implement and accomplish its strategic initiatives and objectives.

The ideal candidate has a minimum - bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred), plus 20 years of progressive programming experience in human services to include 10 years of combined supervisory and executive leadership experience. The successful candidate should demonstrate a knowledge of the Department of Labor regulations, CMS and HIPAA compliance, human resources operations including dispute resolutions. Prior work experience with the IDD population is desired.

Competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package is offered, including a generous paid time-off policy.  Willing to discuss salary negotiations for the ideal candidate.

TO APPLY: Go to website:  www.rhd.org, select “About RHD” link, then “Work with Us” link, finally, “Click Here to Search for Jobs”, entering “PA” under state, then enter keyword, “Executive” to view the Executive Vice President (EVP) job posting, with corresponding on-line application. You can upload your resume and cover page, once you complete on-line application.

RHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.